Puja Parivena, aka: Pūjā-parivena; 2 Definition(s)


Puja Parivena means something in Buddhism, Pali. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

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A monastery in Anuradhapura to which the Nagas followed Sonuttara when he brought the relics from the Naga world in order to deposit them in the Maha Thupa. From Puja parivena the Nagas were induced to return by being given a few of the relics (Mhv.xxxi.4; MT. 575.). v.l. Punna parivena.

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Puja Parivena in Pali glossary... « previous · [P] · next »

Pūjā, (f.) (fr. pūj, see pūjeti) honour, worship, devotional attention A. I, 93 (āmisa°, dhamma°); V, 347 sq.; Sn. 906; Dh. 73, 104; Pv. I, 55; I, 512; Dpvs VII. 12 (cetiya°); SnA 350; PvA. 8; Sdhp. 213, 230, 542, 551.—âraha worthy of veneration, deserving attention Dh. 194; DhA. III, 251.—karaṇa doing service, paying homage PvA. 30.—kāra=karaṇa DhA. II, 44. (Page 471)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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